Hi, I am a 24 year old male who currently lost weight rapidly (6 kg in 3 weeks) as a result of dieting and exercise. I now have excess, sagging, loose, stretchy wrinkled skin folds around my face and neck. What are my options, do I need a facelift?
24 Year Old Man Lost Weight Rapidly (6kg in 3 Weeks) Now Have Loose Skin Around Face and Neck? Do I Need Facelift? (photo)
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Facelifts In a Massive Weight Loss Patient
Massive weight loss patients may require different operative techniques and more facial filling in the central malar compartments and deep layer facial rejuvenation with more removal of skin in the neck area. This is much more complicated than a standard facelift.
6 kg Weight Loss - Facelift in 24 Year Old
A 6 kg weight loss is a small loss. Were you planning on losing any more weight? You may benefit from some neck liposuction, but it is hard to tell from the picture. An exam would be necessary to examine the skin quality.
Face Lift after weight loss
This often happens as people get fit. May I suggest the following -
- Congratulate yourself on getting healthy.
- Do nothing until your weight is stable - the same weight x 3 months
- Then consult a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
- Face lifts can benefit people after losing a lot of weight but --
- your photo suggests that you may only need neck liposuction
- the folds may vanish with more weight loss.
Hope this helps!
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Loose facial skin
Wait. At your age there is a reasonable expectation that the skin will tighten some. DO NOT GET A FACELIFT NOW!
Loose cervical and facial skin in young people do no need surgery/piel flacida facial en jovenes no requiere cirugia
I would not suggest any kind of surgery in young people below 30 y.o. this is the moment to realize not invasive procedures like, thermage, lpg etc.
yo no sugeriria procedimientos quirurgicos en personas jovenes menores de 30 años, este es el caso donde pueden ayudar medidas conservadoras no invasivas como el thermage o el lpg
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